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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE

New York Times, Sunday, December 11, 1966

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 156, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.76, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 695 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 169, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,329
Across
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Exterior. : SURFACE
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King of Tyre. : HIRAM
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Rubbish. : DEBRIS
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Term in astronomy. : PARALLAX
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Appetizer. : CANAPE
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Gets one's bearings. : ORIENTS
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Filled with rapture. : ECSTATIC
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Harangues. : ORATES
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Winter apple. : WINESAP
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Astronomer's concern. : ARA
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Part of Texas. : PANHANDLE
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Exhaust. : SPEND
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Call ___ day. : ITA
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Incredible: Colloq. : TALL
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Piece of news: Slang. : EARFUL
35
Dawdle. : TARRY
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Weeder's tool. : SPUD
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Spanish coin: Abbr. : ESC
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Type of tide. : NEAP
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Cereal grass of India. : RAGI
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Accompany. : SQUIRE
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Comedian's talent. : GIFTOFGAB
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Bond. : CEMENT
49
Down ___. : UNDER
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Noble family of Verona. : MONTAGUES
51
Place: Prefix. : LOCO
52
Dark. : EBON
54
Coaxers. : CAJOLERS
55
Branches: Sp. : RAMOS
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Teenagers' meeting place. : MALTSHOP
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N. J. campus. : STEVENS
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Name of note in Omaha. : ROMANHRUSKA
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Santa ___. : ANA
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Ax-shaped implement. : CELT
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Freed from certain legal restrictions. : DISENTAILED
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Attracted. : DREW
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Passage. : ENTRY
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Trusts. : DEPENDENCES
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Small armadillos. : PEBAS
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Country: Sp. : PAIS
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Amateurs. : DILETTANTES
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Word on a French menu. : ROTI
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Japanese statesman. : ITO
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Resister. : WITHSTANDER
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Retaliation. : REVENGE
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Disks of paper. : CONFETTI
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Lake in Austria. : ATTER
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Branches off. : DIVERGES
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Thought: Prefix. : IDEO
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William of ___, short-time king of Albania, 1914. : WIED
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Rising again. : RESURGENT
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Wounded. : STUNG
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East Indian calicoes: Var. : SALOOS
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Space men. : ROCKETERS
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Draws back suddenly. : WINCES
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Famous person. : LION
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Construct. : REAR
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What "glad" is to "joyful": Abbr. : SYN
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Man's name: Abbr. : ARTH
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Correct. : EMEND
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Commander of the Alabama, 1862-64. : SEMMES
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Delicacy. : TACT
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Noun ending. : TER
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"___-Told Tales." : TWICE
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Misfortunes. : DISASTERS
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CGS unit of fluidity. : RHE
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Put in words. : COUCHED
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Shylock. : USURER
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Process of thinking. : IDEATION
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Cabin dwellers. : HUTHOLD
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Imaginary small town. : PODUNK
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U.S. satellite. : VANGUARD
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In this manner: Colloq. : THUSLY
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Brushed. : SWEPT
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Support. : ENDORSE
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___ Via. : SACRA
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Fur seal. : URSAL
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Brother ___. : RAT
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Move up and down. : FLAP
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Ski resort in Utah. : ALTA
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Fictional ship. : CAINE
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Trading places. : EXCHANGES
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Without the wherewithal. : HARDUP
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Altogether. : INALL
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Degree. : RATE
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Gibbon. : APE
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Word from a sponsor. : MESSAGE
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Natural talent. : DOWER
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A Fury. : ERINYS
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Fasten. : BIND
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Arikara. : REE
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Flat. : INSIPID
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Growth. : STATURE
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Fuel. : PEAT
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Chat: Colloq. : CONFAB
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Type of harrow. : SPADER
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Extents. : AREAS
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Financial figure: Abbr. : PRIN
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Thrifty cook's fare. : LEFTOVERS
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Burns hero. : TAMOSHANTER
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Fiber plants. : SUNNS
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Tritely. : STALELY
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Effective. : COGENT
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Struggled anew. : RECONTENDED
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Proportion. : QUOTA
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Farm animal. : GOAT
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Introduction of a new factor. : INJECTION
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Product of Alaska. : FURS
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Spanish military chiefs. : COMANDANTES
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Harasses. : TEASES
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Dais figures. : MCS
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Wailing. : LAMENTATION
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Partition on a ship: Abbr. : BLKD
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Cabinetwork material of the Far East. : ROSETTAWOOD
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Peignoir accessory. : MULES
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Forerunner. : HARBINGER
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Draft classification. : ONEA
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Clawed feet. : PAWS
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Matures. : RIPES
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Kitchen tool. : RICER
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Indian city. : DELHI
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Laundry product. : DETERGENT
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Narrative poem. : EPIC
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Its HQ to be in Brussels. : NATO
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Things mentioned above. : DITTOS
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Want. : POVERTY
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Compose, old style. : DITE
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Some shows. : REVUES
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Football formation. : WEDGE
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Hazard. : RISK
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Roman clan. : GENS
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Id ___. : EST
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Songbird. : FINCH
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Having the force of an edict. : DECRETIVE
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Wanders. : ROAMS
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Sample. : SWATCH
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Exhaust. : TIREOUT
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Falsity. : UNTRUTH
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Man's name. : ALEC
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Lists of players. : LINEUPS
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Comment. : REMARK
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Author of "Black Beauty." : SEWELL
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Take umbrage. : RESENT
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Blouse. : MIDDY
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Corn product. : SIRUP
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Type of chair. : SEDAN
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Melodies. : ARIAS
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Small job. : CHORE
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Incline (to). : TEND
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Hardy, for one: Abbr. : THOS
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Dandy. : DUDE
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Split. : REND
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Kind of palm. : SAGO
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River of Central Asia. : CHU
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Plant. : SOW
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Aurochs. : TUR

Answer summary: 18 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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